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Men’s and women’s tennis run into roadblock against Denison and UChicago

Entering the weekend of April 12, the Washington University men’s and women’s tennis teams had a lot on the line.

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No. 2 men’s and No. 17 women’s tennis teams put on a masterclass against North Central and DePauw

After placing second in the 2024 ITA national indoor tennis championship, the No. 9 Washington University men’s tennis team was looking to take this momentum into the outdoor part of the season. They did just that, going 2-0 to start this new part of the season. The women’s team, ranked No. 15 in the country, similarly dominated, winning their only match of the weekend 8-1 over North Central College.

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Women’s basketball defeats UChicago, earns postseason berth

Following a dominant win against Brandeis, the Washington University women’s basketball team needed to close its season with a big win against University Athletic Association (UAA) foe University of Chicago to secure its at-large spot in the NCAA tournament. 

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Baseball starts the year rolling with three straight wins

In the opening weekend of play, the Bears have lived up to their hype, not only going 3-0 but also handily defeating top-notch opponents.

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Women’s basketball sweeps conference weekend, extends win streak to five

“To focus on this win streak is exciting, but it’s not our goal,” Brooks said. “We just want to win every game we can, get better every day as a team, and play for each other.”

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No. 9 volleyball ends regular season with three strong performances

Wrapping up an impressive season that saw the Washington University volleyball team beat a number of nationally ranked opponents, including No. 2 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps and No. 7 Johns Hopkins University, WashU was looking to end its season on a high note.

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#12 Volleyball begins conference play with two sweeps, falls to NYU

As the Washington University volleyball team entered the University Athletic Association (UAA) conference play this past weekend, it searched for consistency. After having an unexpected yet outstanding performance a few weeks ago at the East to West Battle — a tournament held in California bringing in different Division III teams — the team has struggled, losing three of its last four. 

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All-American Sam Buckley talks building off a thunderous volleyball freshman season

While freshman college athletes sparsely play their first year, Sam Buckley isn’t like most. Last year for the women’s volleyball team, Buckley was named All-UAA First Team and UAA Rookie of the Year. She also helped power the team to a 30-6 record and second round appearance in the NCAA tournament.

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Matt Rush talks Oregon and finishing his final year of college football

In his last year of eligibility with the Washington University football team, graduate student Matt Rush has seen it all since his early days at Francis Olympic. He has progressed from a member of the Junior Varsity squad, to being Washington University starting quarterback for the past 2 seasons as well as being named Second Team All-CCIW twice. During WashU’s opening game of the 2023 season, the graduate student from Hinsdale, Illinois threw for 277 words and registered four touchdowns in the Bears win against Hendrix College in Arkansas.

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#14 volleyball continues last year’s winning ways

The team played out-of-conference foes North Central College and #23 Otterbein University to kick off the Bear Invite — a tournament that was hosted at WashU this past weekend — Friday night. It won both games with a scoreline of 3-1 against North Central and swept #23 Otterbein. 

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